Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISAE 3402 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISAE 3402 over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISAE 3402
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1115 1190 1182
Rank change year-on-year +75 -8 +119
Permanent jobs citing ISAE 3402 20 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.092% 0.058% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 26
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £42,075 £40,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £97,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

ISAE 3402 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21,724 22,534 24,581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.28% 12.47% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16,401 16,820 19,418
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

ISAE 3402
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISAE 3402 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISAE 3402 in the UK

ISAE 3402
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISAE 3402.

Salary trend for ISAE 3402 in the UK

ISAE 3402
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISAE 3402 over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for ISAE 3402 in the UK

ISAE 3402
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISAE 3402 within the UK over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 20 £45,000 - 3
London +59 11 £53,750 -10.42% 1
UK excluding London +32 9 £45,000 - 2
South East +14 6 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 - -
Midlands - 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing ISAE 3402 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISAE 3402.

1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 17 (85.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (55.00%) PCI DSS
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) CISSP
4 9 (45.00%) GDPR
5 8 (40.00%) IT Audit
5 8 (40.00%) CISM
5 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (35.00%) Fintech
6 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (30.00%) Internal Audit
7 6 (30.00%) SSAE 16
7 6 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (30.00%) Due Diligence
7 6 (30.00%) CISA
7 6 (30.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) ISMS
8 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (15.00%) CEH
10 3 (15.00%) CISMP
10 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management

ISAE 3402
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Security Specialist
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 5 (25.00%) Information Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Information Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Auditor
5 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Fintech
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) IT Audit
2 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (30.00%) Due Diligence
4 6 (30.00%) Internal Audit
5 5 (25.00%) ISMS
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
7 3 (15.00%) Security Management
8 2 (10.00%) Business Agility
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
8 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
8 2 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) CISM
3 6 (30.00%) CISA
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) CEH
4 3 (15.00%) CISMP
4 3 (15.00%) CRISC
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) ACCA
5 1 (5.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (85.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (55.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (45.00%) GDPR
4 6 (30.00%) SSAE 16
5 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau